France – you had me at Chamonix

Driving through more breathtaking mountain landscapes we were amazed to find a campsite nestled in a small valley. As we parked the farmer was herding his dairy cows through the area and the noise made by the bells they wore sounded like giant wind chimes.

Even though we were still 40 minutes from the Swiss border there was a small chapel (image at top of post) and a Swiss restaurant 100m up the road and Deb was hanging out for a cheese fondue, unfortunately it wasn’t the best but the sausage & onions made up for it. … Continue readingFrance – you had me at Chamonix

Switzerland, and not a chocolate in sight.

In order to avoid overloading (of both readers & author) I have tried not to post too often, so please forgive this short attempt to catch up and make this as real-time as possible.

After a few sunny days on the shores of Lake Geneva’s French side we drove around towards Montreux on the lake’s Swiss side stopping by Ch√Ęteau de Chillon (pictured at top of post). From there it was on to Lake Thun & Interlaken. … Continue readingSwitzerland, and not a chocolate in sight.